Teacher II-Early Head Start

Phoenix, AZ 85006 • Full-Time

Salary Range:  $18.04 - $22.55 hour

*This position offers a $5,000 sign-on bonus!

Child Crisis Arizona believes that EVERY SINGLE CHILD MATTERS. Our mission is to provide children and youth a safe environment free from abuse and neglect by creating strong and successful families. If you truly want to make a difference, look into one of our rewarding careers!


As a Teacher II, you will primarily be responsible for the general operations of the classroom and the supervision of the Teacher I. 

Essential Functions:

  • Serves as the primary caregiver in the classroom for four children and assigning four children to the Teacher I
  • Develops and posts weekly classroom lesson plan, including challenging and appropriate activities which are responsible to children’s changing needs, interests, and skills 
  • Develops individualized plans for each child, including developmental as well as IFSP goals 
  • Completes child-centered home visits for each enrolled child as required 
  • Completes parent-teacher conferences as required 
  • Speaks with children in a friendly, positive, courteous manner and listens to children with attention and respect 
  • Actively participates in and reinforcing children’s play 
  • Establishes consistent rules and behavioral expectations and conveys them clearly and consistently by using positive guidance methods 
  • Maintains a consistent, yet flexible, daily schedule where routines are established which enable children to predict events and develop a basic sense of trust 
  • Observes children to modify and enrich the learning environment 
  • Supports classroom goals as well as goals for individual children
  • Ensures that individual plans are consistently implemented 
  • Recognizes and allows for individual differences in development and abilities when assisting in the activity planning and learning experiences 
  • Encourages responsibility and independence in children as they are ready 
  • Promotes problem solving through open-ended questions and suggestions 
  • Maintains a clean and organized classroom 
  • Continually observes and documents children’s progress, growth, and development 
  • Completes all required forms and assigned paperwork, including CACFP mealtime documentation 
  • Supervises staff with clear and respectful direction and feedback 
  • Models center’s expectation for sensitivity and competency relating to diversity and cultural awareness. 

 Education/ Experience:

  • Associate's Degree and two years of related experience, Or
  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood or related field with a minimum of 12 credits related to infant/toddler development, Or 
  • Unrelated Associates Degree with 120 hours of formal early education training covering ages 0-3 and 480 hours of professional experience in a 0-3 age group setting 

*Actual pay rates are based on education and experience.


When you join the team at Child Crisis Arizona you have the opportunity to make every day count in the lives of others. Whether you are interested in working directly with children and families or in other various roles and capacities you will be involved in a nonprofit workplace that believes in practicing its core values of passion, positivity, respect, growth, sustainability, innovation & advocacy.  

We strive to create teams who are inspired by the work that is so critical in the community.  With many programs and services in the areas of prevention, intervention & early education your work will be helping vulnerable children & youth in the foster care system and the community at large. Our employees share they feel extraordinary satisfaction in representing the values of Safe Kids & Strong families. 

Come and meet us and learn more about our work, comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to have your work be meaningful and enjoyable. We would love to meet you and provide an opportunity for growth and inclusion in the evolving world of nonprofit careers. 

Child Crisis Arizona has been helping our community's most vulnerable children, youth, and families for nearly five decades, offering help in times of crisis but also in non-crisis times to strengthen families & build resiliency. Our mission is to provide children and youth in Arizona a safe environment, free from abuse & neglect by creating strong and successful families. 

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